Accurate facilities budget and labor forecasts require an understanding of your current facilities environment. Regularly collecting this information through accurate assessment is key to a comprehensive, long-term facilities management program.
R&K has more than 35 years of experience managing, analyzing and reporting facilities data. Our comprehensive understanding of how the information will be used by stakeholders drives our design of the data collection practices and processes. For some contracts, facilities data has been collected or organized through field work by R&K personnel.
Final facility data reports may include:
• Area, materials, floor plans and reported backlog of maintenance
• Life expectancy vs. installation date for capital renewal forecasting
• Client-generated condition ratings, calculated based on industry or client-specific standards (such as Facility Condition Index)
• Cost estimations based on industry or client-specific costing data (such as R.S. Means) for portfolio-level budgeting
If you are interested in developing a condition assessment, R&K can arrange to have one performed using either ASTM Standards or the University of Illinois/Civil Engineering Lab BUILDER™ SMS methods.
Want to know more?
Would you like to know more? Take a quick look at Facility Condition Assessments from A to Z, an article published in APPA's Facilities Manager, where Senior Engineer and Master Code Professional, Frank Kaleba provides addition information.